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Tagger music metadata editor which supports batch tag editing and getting tags from VGMdb

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Readme.md

Tagger {#readmeTitle}

Tagger is application that auto tags audio files. It also supports batch tag editing See the website for more details {#description}

Prerequisites

  • Mac OS X 10.6+
  • 64 bit only

Install From Source

Prerequisites

  • Mac OS X 10.6+
  • Macruby 0.10+
  • 64 bit only

Introductions

Build the release version of Tagger.

(When embedding make sure require 'rubygems' in Vgmdb.rb is commented with a # before it)

Run Embed MacRuby on it which does the follows to embed the MacRuby framework

macruby_deploy --compile --embed --gem nokogiri --gem htmlentities --verbose

To save 15mb you can either remove the unused .rb files in Tagger.app/Contents/Frameworks/MacRuby.framework/Versions/0.10/usr/lib/ruby/1.9.2 or replace it with bilalh.github.com/files/1.9.2.zip

Issues

  • To report issues go to the issues tracker on Github

  • Bug in mp3 files sometimes when replacing (not adding) artwork on files who album art has never been edited in iTunes, means the file can't be added to iTunes. This happens sometimes happens after replacing the artwork twice (when using vbr files).

Work around To replace a mp3 cover art a second time use refresh(⌘R) then Parent Folder(⌘↑) then Back(⌘[) menus items then replace the cover.

  • If you did not follow the advice use mp3val -f name.mp3 to fix the mp3 with the tags intact, see this blog post.

  • Bug in malformed m4a files sometimes when replacing (not adding) artwork, means the file can't be played in iTunes.

  • Quit Tagger before adding m4a (happen mostly with lossless m4a's and when 'Copy files to iTunes Media Folder' is unchecked in iTunes) to iTunes that were edited in Tagger, otherwise the metadata does not change. If you added the mp4 before Tagger was quit, remove them from iTunes and add them again.

Information

  • Writes 2.3/2.4 id3 tags.

Libraries Used

  • MacRuby
  • TagLib

  • BWHyperlinkButtonCell from BWToolKit

  • CCTColorLabelMenuItemView
  • Lumberjack
  • MASPreferencesViewController
  • RegexkitLite

Licence

Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License

Authors

  • Bilal Syed Hussain
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